Friday, Oct 19, 7-9 PM

Les Lions de la Reconstruction

The Marigny Opera House
$40.00
Getting there
725 St Ferdinand St, New Orleans, LA
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The Lions of Reconstruction: from Black Codes to the Ballot Box World Premiere of a new One Act Opera written by OperaCréole Come experience the story of 19th Century New Orleans free people of color, composers and freedom fighters, who petitioned President Lincoln for the right to vote! Music of free composers of color: Edmond Dédé Basile Bares Charles Lucien Lambert Samuel Snaer Arrangements by Tucker Fuller Other melodies by Givonna Joseph Conductor, Steven Edwards Dr. Wilfred Delphin, Pianist Starring: Chauncey Packer, as Samuel Snaer Richard Hobson, as Dr. Louis Charles Roudane Terrance Brown, as Edmond Dédé Tyrone Chambers as Basil Bares Ivan Grifin, as Rodolphe Desdunes Kenya Lawrence Jackson, as Mother Juliette Gaudin Robert Wagner, as Father Claude Paschal Maistre and more Tickets: $40. VIP: Includes 6:15 pre- performance lecture by Mark Roudané, great-great grandson of Dr. Louis Charles Roudanez. Reserved seating. $30. General Admission